I'll Think of Something

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"I'll Think of Something"
Single by Hank Williams Jr.
from the album Living Proof
B-side"Country Music Lover"[1]
ReleasedJune 24, 1974
Format7"
GenreCountry
LabelMGM
Songwriter(s)Bill Rice, Jerry Foster
Producer(s)Jim Vienneau
Hank Williams Jr. singles chronology
"Rainy Night in Georgia"
(1974)
"I'll Think of Something"
(1974)
"Angels Are Hard to Find"
(1975)

"I'll Think of Something" is a song written by Bill Rice and Jerry Foster, which has been recorded by American country music singers Hank Williams Jr. and Mark Chesnutt.

Hank Williams, Jr. version[edit]

Hank Williams Jr. was the first artist to record the song. His version was a number seven country hit and the first single from his 1974 album Living Proof.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1974) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 7
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 2

Mark Chesnutt version[edit]

"I'll Think of Something"
Single by Mark Chesnutt
from the album Longnecks & Short Stories
B-side"Uptown, Downtown (Misery's All the Same)"[3]
ReleasedJune 2, 1992
FormatCD Single, 7"
Recorded1991
GenreCountry
Length4:13
LabelMCA
Songwriter(s)Bill Rice, Jerry Foster
Producer(s)Mark Wright
Mark Chesnutt singles chronology
"Old Flames Have New Names"
(1992)
"I'll Think of Something"
(1992)
"Bubba Shot the Jukebox"
(1992)

Chesnutt's version is the second single released from his 1992 album Longnecks & Short Stories. It peaked at number one in both the United States and Canadian Country music charts.

An earlier fade marks the difference between the version released for radio airplay and 7-inch single release, and the longer album version.

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by John Lloyd Miller.[4]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1992) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[5] 1
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[6] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1992) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[7] 23
US Country Songs (Billboard)[8] 11

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. pp. 465–467. ISBN 0-89820-177-2.
  2. ^ "Hank Williams, Jr. Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  3. ^ Whitburn, pp. 92-93
  4. ^ "John Lloyd Miller". MVDBase.com (person). ASG. 1998–2017. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
  5. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 1922." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. September 19, 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013.
  6. ^ "Mark Chesnutt Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  7. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1992". RPM. December 19, 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013.
  8. ^ "Best of 1992: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013.